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Election results for April 3

Eileen Daniels signs a poll book prior to voting at Cross Lutheran Church in the City of Burlington Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Here are the unofficial results from Tuesday’s election: Burlington Area School District board Challengers Phil Ketterhagen and Roger Koldeway earned election to the Burlington Area School District Board, knocking off a pair of multi-term incumbents. Based on the unofficial totals from Racine and Walworth counties, Ketterhagen had 3,013 votes, while […]



Helen Sheldon, 95, Rockton, Ill., died March 27, 2012. She was born in Charleston, S.C. She married George Sheldon in September 1944 and they shared 66 years together. He preceded her in death in March 2010. She was a homemaker devoting her life to caring for her family. She was […]


Stein Gardens hopes to spend springtime in Waterford

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A well-known regional garden retailer’s proposal to open a seasonal store in the Village of Waterford sparked more concern than excitement when planning officials took up the request last week. Concerns include a possible negative impact on similar merchants already rooted in the village. Representatives from […]


Where to vote in the Burlington area

Here is a list of local polling places that will accommodate voters in their respective communities for the Tuesday, April 3, election. All polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. • City of Burlington residents living in Aldermanic Districts 1 and 2 cast ballots at Cross Lutheran Church, […]


Fourth District features the only race for Burlington City Council

Girolamo dropped out of race in Second District By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer With Jeff Fischer choosing not to run for another team as alderman of the City of Burlington’s Fourth District, two challengers will now fight it out for the open position. It is the only contested race for […]


Analyst: Gas prices may have peaked

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.99 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.89, according to gasoline price website Including the change in […]



Muriel E. Madaus, 95, Burlington, died March 31, 2012, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She was born on Jan. 22, 1917, in Wheatland Township, to the late August and Laura (Steffen) Schulz. She spent her early life in Wheatland, attending grade school in Slades Corners and graduating Valedictorian from […]


Waterford High School candidates ready for Round 2

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Electors living in the Waterford Union High School district go to the polls Tuesday to select two of four candidates who are seeking election to the WUHS Board of Education. The three-year positions pay $3,800 annually. The candidates are: • Incumbent Kevin Malchine, a 12-year […]


Arts fair Inspired by Ryan brings community together

Arts fair Inspired by Ryan brings community together

    By Julie Rossman Correspondent The first Inspired by Ryan Arts Fair was a success on so many levels.  First, there were 300 donations from artists for the sale.  Second, there was a steady crowd of customers who came to shop.  Third, organizers succeeded in raising awareness about childhood […]


School Board candidates present clear choices

  Differing viewpoints evident at School Board forum   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It was an evening of high intensity – and a few laughs, some intentional, others sarcastic – when three of the four School Board candidates got together Monday night. In a forum sponsored by the Burlington […]


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